Air Pollution Trends Pose Fatal Risk to Thousands, Says Report


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How often do economists commit misconduct?

Environmental Economics

Retraction Watch: We haven’t covered that many retractions in economics , and a 2012 paper found very few such retractions. Now, a new study based on a survey of economists tries to get a handle on how often economists commit scientific misconduct.

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Urban adaptation to climate change in Europe

The Green Changemakers

[link] EEA Report No 2/2012 Challenges and opportunities for cities together with supportive national and European policies Published by EEA (European Environment Agency) Published: May 14, 2012 Content EEA-Report-2-2012.pdf

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Gathering Clouds: Transferring Data Outside the UK

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While data protection is standardised to a large degree in the European Economic Area (EEA) and transfers within the EEA raise no issues, in general, transfers to most other jurisdictions, notably here the USA, may raise complex legal issues, and also privacy issues. However, in a global, increasingly cloud-based economy, data transfers between the EEA and the USA and other countries are inevitable.

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Air pollution in Europe has high economic and human cost

Green Blog

Air pollution in Europe cost society up to €189 billion (about US $235 billion) in 2012 alone, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a new assessment report. Another EEA report released earlier this month calculates the human costs of air pollution in European cities.

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Discovering what lies beneath our feet

Green (Living) Review

Today, the European Environment Agency (EEA) and EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) have signed a partnership agreement to improve understanding of Europe’s geology. The EEA coordinates the data flows from non-space based installations, so called in-situ data, for GMES services.

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I predict this story is about the law of unintended consequences

Environmental Economics

The concentration on Marylebone Road, a stone’s throw from Regent’s Park, was almost 94 micrograms in 2012, according to the most recent data from the EEA. It’s the law of unintended consequences at work. See.told you so. European Union efforts to fight climate change favored diesel fuel over gasoline because it emits less carbon dioxide, or CO2.

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EU Ahead Of Emission Goals For 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

The European Environment Agency (EEA) recently announced that the European Union has reduced their emissions by 11.3 The executive director of the EEA, Professor Jacqueline McGlade, stated: “The greenhouse gas inventory shows that the EU is well on track to meet its emission reduction targets.

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Time to rethink the way we use natural resources

The Green Changemakers

Jacqueline McGlade, EEA Executive Director In the 20-year gap between the two Rio summits, the earth's population has grown from 5.4 Jacqueline McGlade, EEA Executive Director said: "The current economic model is heading toward obsolescence.

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Ten people in Germany die from E.coli

Green (Living) Review

EEA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) are also linked to the system.

Sprawling City vs. Compact City

The Green Changemakers

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has described sprawl as the physical pattern of low-density expansion of large urban areas, under market conditions, mainly into the surrounding agricultural areas. However, in order to restore a sprawled city back to a compact city, a comprehensive and balanced approach that fundamentally reverse all drivers and feedbacks are necessary (EEA 2006). Important first step is to formulate and enforce a city plan with wide public support (EEA 2006).

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Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication

The Green Changemakers

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Videos on Key ESD themes

The Green Changemakers

EEA's Animations - Green Tips Green tips are short 30-second animations promoting environmentally-friendly actions. [link] MEdIES SUGGESTS A COLLECTION OF VIDEOS ON KEY-ESD THEMES THAT CAN BE USED BY EDUCATORS NGOs, INSTITUTIONS etc. TO SENSITIZE STUDENTS & THE WIDER PUBLIC. Find here description and a link to the video that may be of interest to you.

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10 reasons why organic can feed the world

The Green Changemakers

6 EEA data for EU-15, 2003, for nitric acid production cited by Soil Association 7 Drinkwater LE et al. Can organic farming feed the world? Ed Hamer and Mark Anslow say yes, but we must farm and eat differently Date: 01/03/2008 Author: Ed Hamer & Mark Anslow 1. Yield Switching to organic farming would have different effects according to where in the world you live and how you currently farm. Studies show that the less-industrialised world stands to benefit the most.

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